Boston Students to Learn Leadership Skills
ESSEX, N.Y.- Seventy-five middle and high school students will take part in leadership training at Boston University on Tuesday, December 4th.
Boston University Scholar Athletes and College For Every Student (CFES) Program Directors will provide leadership training and college exposure for students from Boston, Lynn, MA and Connecticut.
The essence of CFES is the engagement of each CFES Scholar, as targeted students are known, in three high-impact practices: Pathways to College, Mentoring, and Leadership Through Service.
“Leadership skills help students gain the self-confidence and resilience they need to not just get to college but to be successful there,” said CFES President & CEO Rick Dalton.
What: CFES Leadership Summit
When: Tuesday, December 4th, 1:30 – 4:30pm
Where: Boston University, Case Athletic Center’s Eilberg Lounge, 3rd Floor, 285 Babcock St., Boston, MA 02215
Who: 75 middle and high school students and faculty from Thurgood, Marshall Middle School, Jackson Mann, East Boston High School, and Windsor Locks Middle School (CT).
CFES is a nonprofit organization based in Essex, NY, that helps underserved students prepare for, gain access to, and succeed in college. Currently, CFES works with 200 schools in 24 states to help its 20,000 students move toward college success. Over the last six years, 96 percent of CFES high school seniors have gone on to college. (www.collegefes.org)